May 23, 2015



Students | News coverage:  Woman overcomes cancer, graduates from ASU

ASU graduate Marisa Borjon's determination to not let health challenges derail her education was the focus of a recent profile in the Eastern Arizona Courier.


Outstanding student, professor earn top math awards

Arizona State University student Jakob Hansen and ASU professor Horst Thieme have received Charles Wexler awards for their excellence in mathematics.


Student-athletes make major strides in academic success

Seven of ASU's sports programs have been recognized by the NCAA as being one of the top-10 percentile of their sports nationally in the annual Academic Progress Rate, and second-best in the Pac-12 Conference.


American Indian graduates work to give back to tribes

As a group, Native American graduates overwhelmingly feel a need to give back to their tribes. That's what approximately 365 ASU students who identified themselves as American Indians vowed in a purpose statement as freshman and hope to deliver as they graduate.


ASU grad finds strength in 'ordinary magic'

For 2015 New College graduate Cori Hartt – who battled through several health hardships – her life has been a study in resiliency and "everyday magic."


ASU cohort ready to bring community into classrooms

Eleven Native American educators, already working in early-education classrooms in the Gila River Indian Community, received their bachelor's degrees after completing an innovative two-year program offered by Arizona State University.


Convocation celebrates graduates, reinforces Hispanic education

Arizona State University will conclude its week of graduation ceremonies on May 16 with record-breaking success and festivities that mark more than 30 years of growth in the number of Hispanic graduates.


ASU awarded for fostering excellence among student-athletes

Arizona State University and faculty athletics representative Jeffrey Wilson have been honored by the National Football Foundation for efforts in fostering excellence among student-athletes.


ASU prep program empowers parents to take active role in children's education

The American Dream Academy is a free, 10-week parent empowerment program that informs parents and students of the requirements to apply for college and different ways of paying for it. Since 2006, the academy has served 30,000 parents.


Teaching student proves devotion to profession with research, engagement

Teachers College graduate Rachel Manak has proven her devotion to the teaching profession, specifically the area of teaching STEM subjects to English language learners.

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